Patent Number: 6,305,421

Title: Tubular element and device equipped therewith for applying a fluid processing agent to a strip of fabric

Abstract: A tubular element (100) which is inserted into a liquid-conducting conduit (10) includes an annular chamber (25) that is delimited radially towards the inside by a tubing section (30) made of a material with an elastically flexible surface. The tubular element (100) serves as a flexible damping conduit section, or, if the annular chamber (25) is connected with a partial vacuum chamber at a connector (21), and the tubing section (30) is inflated into the annular chamber (25), as a means for temporarily holding an amount of liquid, for example in order to withdraw a dye bath from the exit slit of an application device for dyeing textile webs.

Inventors: Ahrweiler; Karl-Heinz (Willich, DE)

Assignee: Eduard Kusters MaschinenFabrik GmbH & Co. KG

International Classification: D06B 1/08 (20060101); D06B 1/00 (20060101); F16L 55/04 (20060101); F16L 55/054 (20060101); F16L 055/04 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018